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Crabhouse near DC that serves hard and soft shells?

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I'm trying desperately to please a crowd in from out of town that wants both!

Bethesda Crabhouse doesn't carry soft shell, and I've heard horrible things about Joe's.

Any suggestions?

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  1. If you don't mind venturing to Fairfax, I always have good luck at Captain Pell's on Rt. 50 for hard shell crabs. You might want to call to see if they have soft shell crabs, too. I do know that they have an extensive seafood menu. And BTW, their french fries are the BEST!!!